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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook.

Firewatch teaches players to cultivate small virtues

By Drew Dixon
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Video Games | Reflecting on human nature in his autobiography, G.K. Chesterton wrote, “Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of…

Northern Ireland votes to keep strong pro-life laws

By Bob Brown
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Abortion | Northern Ireland’s Legislative Assembly voted in the early hours of Thursday morning to maintain the country’s strong pro-life laws, despite intense…

Congress issues subpoenas in fetal tissue industry investigation

By Evan Wilt
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—The House Select Panel on Infant Lives announced this morning it will issue subpoenas to several organizations with ties to the fetal tissue…

Midday Roundup: Assad, rebels agree to try to end fighting in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Here’s hoping. The Syrian government and opposition groups reached a peace agreement last night that will allow desperately needed aid to flow into…

Globe Trot: One year since ISIS killed 21 Christians on Libyan beach

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS: Monday will mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of 21 Coptic Christians executed a year ago in Libya. The Greek Orthodox chancellor of Chicago is…

Congress permanently bans tax on internet access

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | WASHINGTON—A permanent ban on taxing internet access is headed to the president’s desk after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a conference report…

In debate, Clinton and Sanders argue over who’s more Obama-esque

By Lynde Langdon
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Campaign 2016 | After a congenial back-and-forth over policy details, Thursday night’s Democratic debate turned heated as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen.

Ohio lawmakers approve bill to defund Planned Parenthood

By Melinda Taylor
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Abortion | Ohio Gov. John Kasich is likely to sign a bill to defund Planned Parenthood after the state House approved the measure Wednesday. Critics of Kasich, a GOP…

Money trouble for millennials

By Christina Darnell
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Personal Finance | Millennials owe a lot, but they don’t know a lot, according to a new report looking at the money habits of 20- and 30-somethings.  The Millennials &

Government panel urges depression screening—for everyone

Government panel urges depression screening—for everyone

By Julie Borg
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Health | Depression can rob its victims of happiness, play havoc with relationships, ruin job productivity, and turn a new mom’s joy into despair. Up to 26 percent…

Midday Roundup: FBI arrests rogue rancher Cliven Bundy

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Protest arrest. FBI agents arrested Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy at the Portland, Ore., airport Wednesday night as he traveled to Burns, Ore., to rally…

Move over Google: Army has lock on driverless vehicles

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The U.S. Army may soon need fewer truck drivers, even though it owns one of the world’s largest fleets of supply vehicles. The Army is developing and…

 
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